Brown Sugar Cinnamon Banana Potato Bread

I think I was doing this to myself with stress. I can be such an asshole. I will try to write about it, but I can’t make any promises.

Anyway, I woke up this morning…joyful. Now, I don’t use that word lightly, but I truly feel absolutely amazing today. I looked at Ian and I smiled. I helped my parents pack up and I was happy. I watched the cats play fighting and I got the warm fuzzies. It’s freakish.

But I am embracing it. And so I give you brown sugar cinnamon banana potato bread. That’s a mouthful, maybe I should just go with banana potato bread.

I’ve been planning to make a banana bread for weeks now, but haven’t. Today was the day, but also the day to use leftovers, hence the potato. It seemed like a good idea at the time, and it worked out well.

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about 1 cup ripe banana
about 1 cup mashed potato
1/4 cup butter, softened
1 egg
1 1/2 tsp vanilla
1 tsp cinnamon
1/3 cup brown sugar
1/3 cup white sugar
1 1/2 tsp baking powder
1 1/2 cup flour
1/4 tsp salt

Cinnamon sugar mix for topping

Preheat oven to 350°. In a large bowl, mash together bananas, potato, butter, and egg until well combined. Add remaining ingredients, mixing after each. You may need more or less flour, depending on the amount of banana and potato. It should finish slightly thicker than cake batter. Scrape out into a greased 8×4 loaf pan and tap to settle. Sprinkle about 2 tsp cinnamon sugar mixture on top, and bake 50-60 minutes, or until golden and a knife in the center comes out clean. Cool in pan for ten minutes, then turn out on rack to completely cool.